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Cuttlefish, Zeeland, The Netherlands.
By Filip Staes
posted (5 days ago)
30 votes

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goby (Bryaniops amplus) on whip coral
By Lars Oliver Michaelis
posted (4 days ago)
21 votes

All eyes on me
By Doris Vierkötter
posted (4 days ago)
21 votes

The Purple Fire
By Violet Ting
posted (6 days ago)
20 votes

canon 5d mark 3 sea&sea housing ysd1*2 100mm f/18 1/200 ISO 400
By Ming Wen
posted (4 days ago)
20 votes

plumose anemone or frilled anemone, backlighted. Zeeland, the Netherlands.
By Filip Staes
posted (5 days ago)
19 votes

Flower
By Jérome Mirande
posted (6 days ago)
18 votes

Pélagia
By Jérome Mirande
posted (3 days ago)
18 votes

An American crocodile shot at Banco Chinchorro. These are one of the larger species of crocodile, although they are not particularly aggressive.
By Tom St George
posted (2 days ago)
18 votes

Caprella sp.
By Wayne Jones
posted (6 days ago)
17 votes
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This category shows entries from last year that our 'trusted' members have put forward to the first round of judging for the annual awards
A waterlily photographed in a pond in Belgium. The camera... by Filip Staes
A waterlily photographed in a pond in Belgium. The camera was held just below the surface. Nikon D 7100 in Hugyfot housing, Tokina 10-17mm é10mm, f16, 1/320, ISO200.
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Very unique shot. Loving the angle and the composition.
25 Votes
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N E O N
Thorny Seahorse
(Hippocampus histrix) by Lilian Koh
N E O N
Thorny Seahorse
(Hippocampus histrix)
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
The disco seahorse - great technique and lighting.
26 Votes
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Diver at Mangrove by Cary Bao
Diver at Mangrove
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Great perspective, composition and lighting
24 Votes
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Egg Cowrie in the coral with open polyps, Canon 6d, 1/100... by Dragos Dumitrescu
Egg Cowrie in the coral with open polyps, Canon 6d, 1/100, F10, Iso100
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Wonderful and also unique shot of a cowrie in a starry night.
28 Votes
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Yellow Sponge Tubes by Eduardo Arribada
Yellow Sponge Tubes
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16 Votes
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MIRROR- by Ramin Ardestani
MIRROR-
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21 Votes
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Blenny in black, Acapulco México
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25 Votes
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'A Light Embrace' - A lemon shark glides through the late-afternoon sunlight off the coast of Grand Bahama
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Just a perfect shark shot
29 Votes
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A Barrel jellyfish is swimming towards the sun.
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22 Votes
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1-2-3 by Viktor Vrbovský
1-2-3
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28 Votes
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Juvenile Cuttle fish
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19 Votes
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Safe navigation
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24 Votes
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Cuttlefish, Zeeland, The Netherlands.
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30 Votes
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All eyes on me
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21 Votes
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I've dreamt about a seahorse by Uwe Schmolke
I've dreamt about a seahorse
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Excellent capture and great technique. It truly looks like in a dream
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 2, 2017
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Atlantic Portugal
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This is one of the few shots in existence of this larval ... by Suzan Meldonian
This is one of the few shots in existence of this larval form of a Tripod fish. It is a creature from the deep, originally found at 15,000 feet in the Marianas Trench. Discovered while on a Black water dive over a depth of 600 feet in the Gulf Stream
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Incredible shot of a very rare sighting. Just wonderful.
29 Votes
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Snooted anemone and diver in front of early morning sun
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editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Wonderful composition and lighting. Amazing shot!
34 Votes
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Diver on the Tree,
Cenote Dive Cancun by Sevil Gurel Peker
Diver on the Tree,
Cenote Dive Cancun
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Perfect capture of the mystical atmosphere in this cenote
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 2, 2017
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Mexico
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Cleaning time!
shortlistedShortlisted!
33 Votes
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Title: "The Moment of Birth" Name of species: Apogon imberbis.
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Very special and spectacular capture of a unique moment. Right time, right place and right focus.
22 Votes
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Yawn gobi by Ajiex Dharma
Yawn gobi
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Loving the colorful background - yawning goby in the disco
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Snail in a Swiss Lake . Vierwaldstättersee by Marcel Waldis
Snail in a Swiss Lake . Vierwaldstättersee
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Unusual shot of a snail in a cold Swiss lake, impressive image!
7 Votes
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R A I N B O W
Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud - May... by Lilian Koh
R A I N B O W
Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud - Maya Angelou
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15 Votes
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strange
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34 Votes
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From Degirmendere/Turkey
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24 Votes
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Nudibranch (Felimare picta) in the Mediterranean sea.Shot... by Roland Bach
Nudibranch (Felimare picta) in the Mediterranean sea.Shot taken with 10,5mm fisheye and 1,4x TC.
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
The perfect moment, the nudibranch is just in the right spot with the sun in the background
21 Votes
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Reflection of a waterlily, Turnhout, Belgium
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13 Votes
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